A Primer on ES2017 Async and Await

As the year 2016 draws to a close, attention is now turning to what will emerge from 2017, with Javascript as much as anything. The language is undergoing a massive evolution now, increasingly taking on characteristics that make it attractive as a full stack environment. The ES2017 (ES8) stack is already now being implemented in […]

List Filtering through State Management: Moving from jQuery to React/Redux

Most web applications give people an interface to interact with and explore data. Thus, a core challenge of building applications is continuously and reliably syncing the data with the user interface. Toggled switches should stay toggled. Checked boxes should stay checked. Pushing the ‘like’ button should change that button to ‘liked’. The right data should […]

Using JavaScript ASync Functions

Async stands for asynchronous and it is (aptly) the opposite of synchronous programming. To get a better grasp on Async functions, you need to first fully understand synchronous code. Simply put, synchronous code means “many statements in a sequence”. Each statement is executed one after the other. This also means that a statement has to […]

Comparing Angular 1 & Angular 2 Through Building a Pomodoro Timer

Modern web development offers an incredible variety of tools, libraries, and frameworks to build web sites/applications. As of 2016, jQuery, React, Angular, and Vue are the most popular front-end libraries/frameworks in use. They can all be used to build and accomplish similar things, but in different ways. What are the advantages/disadvantages of each? How does […]

Comparing Javascript & jQuery Through Building a Pomodoro Timer

Modern web development offers an incredible variety of tools, libraries, and frameworks to build web sites/applications. As of 2016, jQuery, React, Angular, and Vue are the most popular front-end libraries/frameworks in use. They can all be used to build and accomplish similar things, but in different ways. What are the advantages/disadvantages of each? How does […]

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jQuery Selectors 101 (Video Summary)

appendTo offers JavaScript Training Courses for Software Teams. In addition to this, we also offer free jQuery/JavaScript training videos for individuals on our YouTube channel. Below is a free video with an introduction to JavaScript. Full Video Transcript I’m going to talk about two things specifically. We’re going to introduce some terms that are used […]

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Manipulating the DOM 101 with jQuery (Video Summary)

appendTo offers JavaScript Training Courses for Software Teams. In addition to this, we also offer free jQuery/JavaScript training videos for individuals on our YouTube channel. Below is a free video with an introduction to manipulating the DOM in jQuery: Full Video Transcript In this lesson we’re going to talk about jQuery’s DOM manipulation capabilities. First, a […]

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Free Intro to JavaScript Training Video Summary

appendTo offers JavaScript Training Courses for Software Teams. In addition to this, we also offer free jQuery/JavaScript training videos for individuals on our YouTube channel. Below is a free video with an Introduction to JavaScript.     Covered in this video: How to get help online for jQuery and JavaScript topics How to use MDN […]

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How to change CSS using jQuery?

The jQuery .css method is used to GET or SET DOM element CSS properties. The following tutorial will demonstrate 4 core concepts of jQuery’s .css method 1. GET a CSS property from a DOM element 2. GET multiple CSS properties from a DOM element 3. SET a CSS property on DOM elements 4. SET multiple CSS […]